Load Restraint Guide - Guidelines and Performance Standards for the Safe Carriage of Loads on Road Vehicles - Australian Capital Territory


You will be required to comply with these guidelines if, in the operation of your business, you are required to carry goods, equipment or other materials in a road vehicle and they need to be restrained from moving. The guidelines outline that:

  • The load should not become dislodged from the vehicle; and
  • Any load movement should be limited.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required by your business.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Road Transport Authority

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

Mailing address: PO BOX 582
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602
Phone: 132281
Phone: 02 62077171
Phone: 02 62077101
Email: roaduserservices@act.gov.au
Website: Road Transport Authority (Opens in new window)